Incidents

Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Thu 29th Aug 2013 – Callout 51 in 2013

The team was called out this afternoon to go to the aid of a 15 year old male who had taken a slip on wet grass and torn his calf muscle descending Scafell Pike. The team doctor treated him at the scene and then he was stretchered from the mountain. Thanks to Duddon and Furness …

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Eskdale – Mon 26th Aug 2013 – Alert

The team was alerted when two walkers were reported overdue from a camp-site in Eskdale. Whilst the team leader was making further enquiries they turned up safe and well.

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Scafell Pike – Thu 22nd Aug 2013 – Callout 50 in 2013

The team was called to assist a group lost descending Scafell Pike. The group included two vunerable members and so a full callout to search Scafell Pike was initiated and Keswick MRT were asked assist. Whilst deploying to the fell the group determined their location and the team was stood down.

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Wed 21st Aug 2013 – Alert

A group of two called the team lost on Scafell Pike. Their location was determined using SARLOC and they were given advice over the phone.

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Wastwater Screes – Tue 20th Aug 2013 – Callout 49 in 2013

We were called by North West Ambulance Service about two male walkers who were stuck in a ravine, one of whom had a wrist injury. After some discussions with the casualties it became apparent they were in Great Gully on the Wasdale Screes, one of the most inaccessible and difficult places to operate in the …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Sun 18th Aug 2013 – Callout 48 in 2013

Ourselves, the Great North Air Ambulance and a Sea King from HMS Gannet were called to assist a climber who had fallen from Broad Stand on Scafell. The climber suffered multiple injuries. He was stabilised on the scene by doctors from WMRT & GNAA, then carried up to the waiting air ambulance by team members, …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 17th Aug 2013 – Callout 47 in 2013 (limited)

Whilst the team leader was giving the first group of lost people time to turn up, a call came in for a second group of lost walkers on Scafell Pike. They were found low down near the foot of Piers Gill. The team then continued to search …

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Upper Eskdale – Sat 17th Aug 2013 – Callout 46 in 2013 (limited)

The team was contacted by a group containing two pairs of walkers who were lost not far from the summit of Scafell Pike, in very poor weather. An attempt was made to talk them off the hill, but phone reception was soon lost and when they had not turned up a few hours later a …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Fri 16th Aug 2013 – Alert

The team was contacted last night regarding a missing walker. As the Team Leader was gathering information the missing person called to say they were fine and heading to Wasdale. False alarm with good intent.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Fri 16th Aug 2013 – Alert

The team was called this morning to assist a group of three people who could not cross the swollen beck on Scafell Pike. They were assisted by a passer by.

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